CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENTS CEO, MALCOLM HOENLEIN, TO ATTEND FUNERAL OF PRIME MINISTER SHARON

New York, NY

Malcolm Hoenlein, CEO of Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations will attend the funeral of the late Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, on Monday, January 13, 2014. Both Mr. Hoenlein, personally, and the Conference of Presidents enjoyed a close working relationship and special ties to the late Prime Minister. He appeared before the Conference both in Israel and the United States on many occasions in his various capacities. He saw his role not only as the Prime Minister of the State of Israel, but also as a leader of the Jewish people. The Conference expressed its condolences to the Sharon family and to the people of Israel. 

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon with Conference of Presidents leaders, James S. Tisch, past chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman

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